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Veteran stage and TV actor David Ackroyd was born on May 30, 1940 in Orange, New Jersey, the son of Arthur, an insurance adjuster, and Charlotte (nee Henderson) Ackroyd. He studied at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania where he received his BA in 1962 as an ROTC student. Following his graduation he appeared in community theater productions while ... See full bio »
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 2009 The Best Bar in America
 2000 Prison Life (Short)
Father Mathew
 2000 History's Mysteries (TV Series)
- Nazi Ghost Train (2000) ... Narrator (voice)
 1997 No Strings Attached
Dr. Singer
 1996 Raven (Video)
Bill Gilley
 1996 The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (TV Series)
Ezekiel Rage
- Future Rage (1996) ... Ezekiel Rage (voice)
- Rage's Burning Wheel (1996) ... Ezekiel Rage (voice)
 1994-1996 Captain Planet and the Planeteers (TV Series)
Owner / Bus Driver
- 101 Mutations (1996) ... Owner / Bus Driver (voice)
- A River Ran Through It (1994) ... (voice)
 1996 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
- Altared States (1996) ... Anteus
 1995 The Cosby Mysteries (TV Series)
Desmond Pierce
- Big Brother Is Watching (1995) ... Desmond Pierce
 1994 Walker, Texas Ranger (TV Series)
Jess Morell
- Tiger's Eye (1994) ... Jess Morell
 1994 Dead On
Dexter Davenport
 1986-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Bert Lown / Nate Parsons / Prosecutor Tom Casselli
- Portrait of Death (1994) ... Bert Lown
- The Witch's Curse (1992) ... Nate Parsons
- Trial by Error (1986) ... Prosecutor Tom Casselli
 1994 Fortune Hunter (TV Series)
Paxton Leeds
- The Alpha Team (1994) ... Paxton Leeds
 1993 Love, Cheat & Steal
Tom Kerry
 1992 The Round Table (TV Series)
Sen. Jack Reed
- Yesterday We Were Playing Football (1992) ... Sen. Jack Reed
 1992 The Fear Inside (TV Movie)
Brandon Cole
 1992 Swamp Thing (TV Series)
Ian James
- Poisonous (1992) ... Ian James
 1992 Breaking the Silence (TV Movie)
Dr. Berringer
 1991 Stop at Nothing (TV Movie)
Agent Conroy
 1991 Hell Hath No Fury (TV Movie)
 1991 The Miracles of Jesus (Video short)
Jesus (voice)
 1990 Wrestling with God
Robert Owen
 1990 Doogie Howser, M.D. (TV Series)
Doctor Marcus
- And the Winner Is... (1990) ... Doctor Marcus
 1990 Dark Angel
Inspector Switzer
 1989 Studio 5-B (TV Series)
J.J. McMillan
 1989 A Peaceable Kingdom (TV Series)
Dr. Bart Langley / Dr. Bartholomew Langley
- Jaguar (1989) ... Dr. Bart Langley
- Symphony (1989) ... Dr. Bart Langley
- Elephant (1989) ... Dr. Bart Langley
 1988 Highway to Heaven (TV Series)
Commander Matthew Rogers
- Hello and Farewell: Part 2 (1988) ... Commander Matthew Rogers
- Hello and Farewell: Part 1 (1988) ... Commander Matthew Rogers
 1988 Memories of Me
1st Assistant Director
 1988 Sonny Spoon (TV Series)
- Semper Fi (1988) ... Callaghan
 1985-1988 MacGyver (TV Series)
Mr. Knapp / Lucien Trumbo
- The Negotiator (1988) ... Mr. Knapp
 1988 Windmills of the Gods (TV Movie)
Dr. Edward Ashley
 1988 Hotel (TV Series)
David Welch
- Till Death Do Us Part (1988) ... David Welch
 1987 Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (TV Movie)
Graham Mattison
 1987 Great Performances (TV Series)
Reginald Broderick
- Tales from the Hollywood Hills: Natica Jackson (1987) ... Reginald Broderick (as Davis Ackroyd)
 1985-1987 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Brian Cagney
- Extradition (1986) ... Brian Cagney
- Old Ghosts (1985) ... Brian Cagney
 1987 Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (TV Mini-Series)
 1987 The Nativity (Video short) (voice)
 1986 A Smoky Mountain Christmas (TV Movie)
Video Director
 1986 Wildfire (TV Series)
John Cavanaugh / Prince Corran of Dar-Shan
- Where the Dreams Come From (1986) ... John Cavanaugh / Prince Corran of Dar-Shan (voice)
- A Meeting in Time (1986) ... John Cavanaugh (voice)
- The Ogre's Bride (1986) ... John Cavanaugh (voice)
- A Visit to Wonderland (1986) ... John Cavanaugh (voice)
 1986 The A-Team (TV Series)
Major Laskov
- Trial by Fire (1986) ... Major Laskov
 1986 Stark: Mirror Image (TV Movie)
Kenneth Clayton
 1986 The Children of Times Square (TV Movie)
Peter Roberts
 1985 Picking Up the Pieces (TV Movie)
Dr. Eric Harding
 1985 Hardcastle and McCormick (TV Series)
Eddie Dawson
- Undercover McCormick (1985) ... Eddie Dawson
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
James Sutherland
- Catch a Fallen Star (1984) ... James Sutherland
 1984 Cover Up (TV Series)
- Murder in Malibu (1984) ... Prescott
 1984 Hunter (TV Series)
Gus Trancus
- Hard Contract (1984) ... Gus Trancus
 1984 The Sky's No Limit (TV Movie)
Col. Charlie King
 1983 When Your Lover Leaves (TV Movie)
Joe Masterson
 1983 Whiz Kids (TV Series)
- Fatal Error (1983)
 1983 Teachers Only (TV Series)
- Leather and Lace (1983) ... Jack
 1983 Deadly Lessons (TV Movie)
John Ferrar
 1983 Cocaine: One Man's Seduction (TV Movie)
Bruce Neumann
 1982 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Major Dorsey
- The Academy (1982) ... Major Dorsey
 1982 McClain's Law (TV Series)
- The Last Hero (1982)
 1982 Trapper John, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Frank Langtry
- Victims (1982) ... Dr. Frank Langtry
 1982 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Bill Medford
- Mistaken Motives (1982) ... Bill Medford
 1981 A Gun in the House (TV Movie)
Joe Cates
 1980 The Mountain Men
Medicine Wolf
 1980 The Yeagers (TV Series)
John David Yeager
- Only the Strong Survive (1980) ... John David Yeager
 1979 Mind Over Murder (TV Movie)
Ben Kushing
 1979 Women in White (TV Movie)
Dr. Mike Rayburn
 1978 And I Alone Survived (TV Movie)
Jay Fuller
 1978 The Word (TV Mini-Series)
Tom Carey
 1978 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
Eric Ryerson
- Voices of Silence (1978) ... Eric Ryerson
 1978 Little Women (TV Mini-Series)
Prof. Freidrich Bhaer
 1978 Dallas (TV Series)
Gary Ewing
 1978 Tom and Joann (TV Movie)
Gabe, guest
 1978 The Dark Secret of Harvest Home (TV Mini-Series)
Nick Constantine
 1978 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Mike Kessler
- Sports (1978) ... Mike Kessler
 1977 Exo-Man (TV Movie)
Dr. Nicholas Conrad
 1975 Kojak (TV Series)
Vincent Hackley
- Close Cover Before Killing (1975) ... Vincent Hackley
 1973 CBS Daytime 90 (TV Series)
Peter Stone
- Tiger on a Chain (1973) ... Peter Stone
 1969 NET Playhouse (TV Series)
- Story Theatre (1969)
 1964 Another World (TV Series)
Dr. David 'Dave' Gilchrist (1974-1977)
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Kevin Kincaid #2 (1971-1974)
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